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  • 29 Jun 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale have signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle a $5.28 Billion USD civil lawsuit related to the 2015 tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ore mine they operated in the state of
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Tampa Bay Times The US Supreme Court gave Florida another chance to show that Georgia’s upstream water use should be capped to save the Panhandle’s oyster industry in a ruling Wednesday that stopped short of resolving a nearly 30-year-old
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:32 by Local Press Report SARAJEVO Energy Reporters Activists have claimed a small victory in their attempts to prevent the construction of around 3,000 dams across the Balkans, which will block fish migration routes and destroy some of Europe’s last free-flowing rivers. A court
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:38 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Money Control Canada will have a say in the operation of a major Missouri River water project in the northern US under a deal negotiated by officials in the two countries to end a 16-year-legal battle. The agreement on the USD 244 million
  • 28 Jun 2018- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The ninth edition of the World Water Forum, the world’s biggest water conference, will be held in Senegal, the first time the event has been staged in sub-Saharan Africa. The triennial Forum, co-organized by the World Water Council (WWC)
  • 27 Jun 2018- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgiu UN Environment (UNEP) has called for swift action on the root causes and impacts of our changing climate, during a meeting on the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change on global peace and security in Brussels today. At a high
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia Water thieves in New South Wales will face tough financial penalties under new laws passed by state parliament. These include fines of up to $5 million for corporations and $500,000 for individuals. "Be in no doubt that taking more water
  • 20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) The New South Wales Government has watered down changes to laws governing the Murray-Darling river system that were proposed in the wake of the water theft and corruption investigations, according to Labor and the Greens. The
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report LOUISVILLE KY Courier Journal Police Chief Steve Conrad's office was flooded with raw sewage this month thanks to Louisville inmates who overflowed their latrines above the downtown headquarters. This deluge of wastewater is the latest catastrophe to
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framework for the coordination of all sectors
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report SANTA FE NM KUTV Republican New Mexico lawmakers challenged an agreement awarding water rights from the San Juan River to the Navajo Nation, asking the state Supreme Court on Friday to suspend the compact because the Legislature never approved it. The
  • 14 Jun 2018- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC A coalition of nine conservation groups filed a lawsuit on June 13 supporting US federal protections of US waterways and wetlands.  The suit, file in the Northern District of California, is prompted by alleged failure of the United States
  • 14 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Roman Catholic Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (CEDES) has  urged lawmakers to discard plans for privatizing water in the Central American country. A June 12 statement, entitled "We will not allow the poor to die
  • 13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report BRASILIA DevDiscourse President Michel Temer on Tuesday signed decrees regulating the new mining code, setting stricter environmental rules and enforcing mine closures, but also aiming to boost funding for the sector's development. From now on, the
  • 13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Radio New Zealand Senior Green MP and Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage has approved the expansion of an existing Otakiri Springs water bottling plant near Whakatāne. Creswell NZ- which is owned by Chinese water bottler Nongfu Spring- lodged

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